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Age : 60
Location : Texas
Registration date : 2008-10-24

PostSubject: Easy Play Clay   Thu Nov 13, 2008 11:04 pm

Easy Play Clay

You have most this stuff in your kitchen already;

1 Cup Argo Corn Starch
1 Pound (2 cups) baking soda
1 and a quarter Cups Cold Water
1 tablespoon Mazola Oil
1 Tablespoon Liquid Food Color
1 to 2 teaspoons cake decorating paste
(optional for vibrant colors)

Stir together corn starch and baking soda in a medium saucepan.

Add water and oil

Stir until smooth

Add food coloring to color clay

Stir constantly over medium heat until mixture reaches the consistency of SLIGHTLY dry mashed potatoes (approx 10 - 15 minutes) DO NOT overcook or crafts may crack.

Remove mixture onto plate and cover with damp cloth. When cool enough to handle, turn play clay on to work surface dusted with corn starch.

Knead until smooth

Shape clay into desired shapes or

Cut into fun shapes with cookie cutters.

Store unshaped clay in an airtight container or heavy plastic bag in a cool place up to 2 weeks.

Knead stored clay until smooth before using
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